Position: WXYZ News Producer
Company: E. W. Scripps Company
Job Type: fulltime
Compensation: / year
WXYZ in Detroit is looking for a creative, innovative line producer to help take our on-air product to the next level.
Only apply if you are passionately curious, detail oriented and highly organized. The right candidate will be an expert showcaser who holds themselves to a high standard and consistently identifies strong local, relevant content.
We are looking for a great collaborator and a strong writer. If you are a smart, committed journalist with the knowhow to use all the latest tools to create a great newscast, please let us know you are out there!
Develop and organize newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
Works closely with news/local program managers and assignment editors to determine content needs
Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding
Execute time sensitive decisions
Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions
Perform desktop editing
Posting content to station's Web sites
Perform other duties as assigned and needed
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field
2 - 3 years as a television writer or producer
Skills and Abilities:
Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
Excellent conversational and creative writing skills
Must have strong communication and organization skills
Adaptable, self motivated and able to work in a face paced, deadline driven environment
Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgement, journalistic ethics and libel laws
Understand and utilize Web analytics
Deadline driven and fast-paced environment
The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including "Pickler & Ben," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.
medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off
Date Available: 10/16/17